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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.